[gdal-dev] KML and custom styles
Tom.Kralidis at ec.gc.ca
Wed Sep 3 23:08:32 EDT 2008
Hi: using svn trunk, the KML output has reletively simple style definitions by default.
OGC KML allows for styles to be remotely defined within the <styleURL> element, which refs a local or remote file, and XPointer to a given style def. For example:
...would use the style mystyle in somefile.kml.
I wonder whether this would be a useful -dsco for KML output (default behaviour would be as per the current behaviour). Something like -dsco LayerStyle=[LayerName,]somefile.kml#mystyle.
the KML driver would then use this to output the style def for the given layer. If LayerName is not specified, the style is applied to the entire document.
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